30 June 2017

Florida Keys Visitors Can Discover Wildlife in Natural Habitats

People from around the world are drawn to the Florida Keys, seeking one-of-kind opportunities to encounter the island chain’s indigenous creatures. Whether exploring the many national wildlife refuges or getting up close to a bottlenose dolphin or sea turtle, there are numerous ways for visitors to get “simply wild.” 
30 June 2017

Simply Saltwater: Florida Keys Water Adventures Beckon

A trip to the Florida Keys offers an inviting array of sea-based adventures for nature lovers, adventurers and even couch potatoes. Visitors can explore the waters surrounding the islands at their own pace and energy level. 
30 June 2017

Florida Keys Garden Attractions Are ‘Simply Natural’

 The subtropical Florida Keys & Key West are resplendent with indigenous species in hidden, tucked-away gardens nestled throughout the 125-mile-long island chain.
30 June 2017

Simply Delicious: Florida Keys Cuisine Inspires Tasty Experiences

Nearly everyone who journeys to the Florida Keys samples grilled locally caught yellowtail snapper or mahi-mahi, steamed Key West pink shrimp, clawless Florida lobster and chilled stone crab claws. Since their just-off-the-boat freshness is all the adornment they need, they’re often prepared with a simplicity that only enhances their flavor. 
26 June 2017

Key Largo to Host July 29 Lionfish Derby

As part of its 2017 Lionfish Derby Series across Florida, Reef Environmental Education Foundation is to sponsor a one-day derby Saturday, July 29, at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, located at mile marker 102.5 in Key Largo.
02 June 2017

July 4 Festivities and Fireworks to Sparkle Throughout Florida Keys

Independence Day celebrations throughout the 125-mile-long Florida Keys island chain salute the nation’s freedom — and the quirky independent spirit of the Keys — with local parades, picnics and parties topped off by fireworks displays.
10 May 2017

Upper Keys’ Skippers Dolphin Tournament to Award Over $50,000 in Cash and Prizes

Skippers Dockside Restaurant, behind the Holiday Inn Key Largo at mile marker 100, is headquarters for the third annual Skippers Dolphin Tournament set for Friday through Sunday, June 2-4, 2017. 
03 May 2017

Six State Parks of Upper Florida Keys

Ten state parks throughout the 125-mile-long Florida Keys & Key West island chain include some of Florida’s most appealing waterfront views and beaches. Most parks are only footsteps from Florida Bay’s aquamarine waters to the west and the turquoise hues of the Atlantic Ocean to the east.
03 May 2017

African Queen in Key Largo

The iconic original vessel from John Huston’s classic 1951 film “The African Queen,” starring Humphrey Bogart and Katharine Hepburn, is plying Key Largo’s nearshore waters and canals again. 
26 April 2017

Six State Parks: Hidden Jewels in Upper Florida Keys

Ten state parks throughout the 125-mile-long Florida Keys & Key West island chain include some of Florida’s most appealing waterfront views and beaches. Most parks are only footsteps from Florida Bay’s aquamarine waters to the west and the turquoise hues of the Atlantic Ocean to the east.